List of Famous people with last name Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

First Name William
Last Name Shakespeare
Died on April 23, 1616

William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. They also continue to be studied and reinterpreted.

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Robert Shakespeare

Robert Warren Dale Shakespeare
First Name Robert
Last Name Shakespeare
Born on September 27, 1953
Died on December 8, 2021 (aged 68)
Born in Jamaica

Robert "Robbie" Shakespeare is a Jamaican bass guitarist and record producer, best known as the one half of the reggae rhythm section and production duo Sly and Robbie, with drummer Sly Dunbar. Regarded as one of the most influential reggae bassists, Shakespeare is also known for his creative use of electronics and production effects units. He is sometimes nicknamed "Basspeare".

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Abraham Shakespeare

First Name Abraham
Last Name Shakespeare
Born on April 23, 1966
Died on April 7, 2009 (aged 42)

Abraham Lee Shakespeare was a casual laborer from U.S.A. who won a $30 million lottery jackpot in Florida, receiving $17 million in 2006. In 2009, his family declared him missing, and in January 2010 his body was found buried under a concrete slab in the backyard of an acquaintance. Dorice "Dee Dee" Moore was convicted of his murder and is now serving life in prison without the possibility of parole. Shakespeare's troubles began after winning the lottery. The case was profiled in the American E! television program Curse of the Lottery; and also was made the subject of an episode of Snapped on Oxygen Channel, DTV, on March 16, 2014, along with Reelz's Sex, Lies, & Murder episode "The Missing Millionaire" on August 11, 2018, The 2019 3rd episode of the first season "Murder in the Thirst" as well as the subject of a 2013 episode of American Greed. The case also featured on Season 7 of Deadly Women. Also showcased on "I Killed My BFF" on Lifetime Channel.

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Craig Shakespeare

Craig Robert Shakespeare is an English football coach and former player.

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Hamnet Shakespeare

First Name Hamnet
Died on July 31, 1596

Hamnet Shakespeare was the only son of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway, and the fraternal twin of Judith Shakespeare. He died at the age of 11. Some Shakespearean scholars speculate on the relationship between Hamnet and his father's later play Hamlet, as well as on possible connections between Hamnet's death and the writing of King John, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, and Twelfth Night.

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John Shakespeare

First Name John
Last Name Shakespeare
Born on January 1, 1530
Died on September 8, 1601 (aged 71)

John Shakespeare was an English businessman in Stratford-upon-Avon and the father of William Shakespeare. He was a glover and whittawer by trade. Shakespeare was elected to several municipal offices, serving as an alderman and culminating in a term as bailiff, the chief magistrate of the town council, and mayor of Stratford in 1568, before he fell on hard times for reasons unknown. His fortunes later revived and he was granted a coat of arms five years before his death, probably at the instigation and expense of his son, the actor and playwright.

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John Shakespeare

First Name John
Last Name Shakespeare
Born on June 11, 1930 (age 94)
Born in India

John William Richmond Shakespeare, is a retired British diplomat.

  • From 1949 to 1950 he was 2nd Lieutenant at the Irish Guards.
  • From 1953 to 1954 he was lecturer in English, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
  • In 1955 he was member of the Editorial Staff of the Times Educational Supplement.
  • In 1956 he was member of the Editorial Staff of The Times.
  • In 1959 he war Private Secretary to Gladwyn Jebb ambassador in Paris.
  • On 22 September 1960 he was appointed a member of the Foreign Service and served in Paris.
  • On August 1961 he was transferred to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London.
  • On 1 July 1963 he was promoted 1st Secretary.
  • In 1968 he was employed from the Secret Intelligence Service.
  • 1985 Birthday Honours he became Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George.
  • On 12 July 1973 he got Exequatur as Consul General in Buenos Aires.
  • On 26 January 1976 Derick Ashe terminated his duty as ambassador in Buenos Aires and JWR Shakespeare stayed as Chargé d'affaires, a task he also fulfilled during the Falklands War.
  • From 1983 to 1987 he was ambassador in Lima.
  • From 1987 to 1990 he was ambassador in Rabat.
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Mary Shakespeare

First Name Mary
Last Name Shakespeare
Born on January 1, 1530
Died on January 1, 1608 (aged 78)

Mary Shakespeare was the mother of William Shakespeare.

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Edmund Shakespeare

First Name Edmund
Last Name Shakespeare
Born on November 30, 1579
Died on December 31, 1607 (aged 28)

Edmund Shakespeare was a 16th- and 17th-century English actor, and the brother of William Shakespeare.

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Anne Shakespeare

First Name Anne
Last Name Shakespeare
Born on January 15, 1934
Died on December 26, 2013 (aged 79)
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